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Santa Claus waves to Juneau residents who gathered—at a distance—to watch a holiday parade on Dec. 18.

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire Santa Claus waves to Juneau residents who gathered—at a distance—to watch a holiday parade on Dec. 18.

Photos: It looks a lot like Christmas in Juneau

Sights from this holiday season.

It’s snowed early and often this year, which means it began to look a lot like Christmas in Juneau sometime in late October.

However, Juneauites and businesses have stepped up the holiday fervor in recent weeks.

Check out these photos of holiday decorations and celebrations from around town.

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Amaya Suckow,6, watches a police car and fire truck drive by during a holiday parade on Dec. 18.

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire Amaya Suckow,6, watches a police car and fire truck drive by during a holiday parade on Dec. 18.

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Santa stands among festive lights near B Street and West 11th Street near Northern Light United Church.

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire Santa stands among festive lights near B Street and West 11th Street near Northern Light United Church.

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Lights decorate a sign near the Governor’s Mansion.

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire Lights decorate a sign near the Governor’s Mansion.

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The holiday season also coincided with the end of the second season of the popular show The Mandalorian. This light display celebrates both.

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire The holiday season also coincided with the end of the second season of the popular show The Mandalorian. This light display celebrates both.

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A wreath hangs on the door of the Governor’s Mansion.

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire A wreath hangs on the door of the Governor’s Mansion.

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A festive pig adorns a fence on Julep Street in the Mendenhall Valley.

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire A festive pig adorns a fence on Julep Street in the Mendenhall Valley.

A tree decorated with lights towers above Sleepy Court. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

A tree decorated with lights towers above Sleepy Court. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Hayden, 9, and Amaya Suckow,6, watch a Santa parade. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Hayden, 9, and Amaya Suckow,6, watch a Santa parade. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

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